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US Army LCU-1505
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down, March 1954, at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, L.A.
Launched in 1954
Placed in service in 1954
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (ovl.)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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||US Army LCU-1505 approaching Hamby pier 3, Tokashiki Island, Okinawa, circa 1966.
||US Army LCU-1505 on-loading/off-loading a vehicles at Okinawa, circa 1966.
||US Army LCU-1505 wheelhouse
||US Army LCU-1505 under way off Okinawa, circa 1966.
There is no history record for LCU-1505 available at NavSource
Last Updated 12 January 2018
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